Matt was hired in May of 2012 as the Assistant Director of Facilities for the Department of Campus Recreation. His job consists of managing, scheduling, and maintaining several facilities of the Campus Recreation Department including the Recreation & Fitness Center, Pool, Track & Field Complex, Henderson Fields, and the outdoor basketball/tennis courts.
Matt is originally from Saxis, Virginia, a small fishing town located on the Chesapeake Bay. He attended East Carolina University and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation & Leisure Studies. After graduating, Matt moved to Texas to pursue a career in Campus Recreation. While in Texas, Matt worked at three Campus Recreation Departments and earned a Master’s Degree in Recreation Administration from Texas State University – San Marcos. Matt came to FAU from Texas A&M University – Commerce where he was the Coordinator for Facility Operations with the Campus Recreation Department.
Sports and an active lifestyle have always been a passion for Matt. It was for these reasons that he decided to pursue a career in Campus Recreation.